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Solon

Syllabification: So·lon
Pronunciation: /ˈsōlən, ˈsōˌlän
 
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Definition of Solon in English:

( Circa 630-circa 560 bc), Athenian statesman and lawgiver. One of the Seven Sages, he revised the code of laws established by Draco. His division of the citizens into four classes based on wealth rather than birth was the basis for Athenian democracy.

Words that rhyme with Solon

eidolon, roll-on

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